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Junior Scientist Antwerp Belgium,  

The Clinical Company (company)


Posted on : 22 December 2017

Project Description

Organization

Local affiliate of an International Pharmaceutical company

Description of the Position

In the search for novel target areas involved in brain plasticity, the Neuroscience team is pursuing several unbiased phenotypic approaches. As previous studies have shown that rodent brain plasticity and cognitive function increase when animals are kept in an enriched environment, a gene expression analysis study was performed to investigate changes in expression upon enrichment. Hence, the team has conducted an in vivo animal study in which rodents were kept in their standard cage environment or in an environment enriched with toys, running wheels, extra bedding etc, after which both hippocampus and prefrontal cortex were dissected and processed, and

Locations

Antwerp region

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